Manager of Infrastructure

<p>This is a greenfield opportunity for someone who is driven by enthusiasm and inspired by a tech culture to be a constant contributor and thought leader. This is a role for someone who wants to contribute to global strategies on governance, integration and change management and who wants to spearhead transformative IT projects at a growing company.</p>

Toronto, ON

Altus Group

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Altus Group, we want you to realize your potential. Our employees don&rsquo;t see boundaries, they see opportunity and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create and the result they deliver.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Altus Group, we value collaboration and knowledge sharing. Your research, your ideas and your work will make a difference; but, we</span>&nbsp;are more than the amazing work we do. We have a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team:</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Cares - We are always seeking ways to give back to our communities, our personal highlight is our involvement with Ronald McDonald house in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Education - We support the continued learning of our employees.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Team Spirit - We host an annual hockey tournament and an annual client party.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This is an opportunity to in depth on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design.</span></p> http://www.altusgroup.com

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Overview: <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>Altus Group Limited is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our clients include some of the world&rsquo;s largest real estate industry participants, spread across a broad variety of sectors.</p> <p>Each of our five core practices &ndash; Altus Analytics Solutions, Research, Valuation and Advisory, Property Tax Consulting, Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics &ndash; embody and reflect decades of experience, a broad range of expertise and leading-edge technology.</p> <p>We are at the centre of what drives the real estate industry and we service every aspect of the life cycle. From the purchase of land, to the direction a project takes, to the transactions needed, to ultimately selling or changing the asset.</p> <p><strong>Changing the industry</strong></p> <p>The CRE industry is increasingly placing greater importance on the value of data and needs software to achieve improved accuracy, transparency and deeper insight around their assets. In response to this, we are aligning our business model to scale our high-growth software and data solutions business platforms.</p> <p>At Altus, we are redefining the modern day question: How do you use data to define the tangible and intangible characteristics of something massive? In this case, it&rsquo;s commercial property. Once we do this - and we are confident in our ability - we will have revolutionized not just the CRE industry, but the way the world looks at big data as a whole and it&rsquo;s parts.</p> <p>In essence: We see problems our clients experience and we build cutting edge solutions, changing the industry a little bit more every time.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Reporting to the Director of IT Services, the Manager of Infrastructure will play a vital role in continuing to introduce efficiency and technology to our organization. We want a Manager of Infrastructure who has as equally strong people skills as their tech knowledge. Someone who might be a team lead looking to step up into a Manager role, or maybe a Manager looking for new challenges.</p> <p>This is a greenfield opportunity for someone who is driven by enthusiasm and inspired by a tech culture to be a constant contributor and thought leader. This is a role for someone who wants to contribute to global strategies on governance, integration and change management and who wants to spearhead transformative IT projects at a growing company.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Our new Manager of Infrastructure will:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead a team located in various locations. You will assign, guide, coach and mentor the work of a team of network analysts and technicians.</li> <li>Create a strategy. You will design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans that ensure our network capacity meets existing and future requirements. You will:</li> <ul> <li>Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.</li> <li>IT Service packaging and oversee IT service ownership, delivery and service metrics.</li> <li>Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.</li> <li>Negotiate with vendors and contractors to secure network products and services.</li> <li>Assess, approve and install all in-house and remote hardware and software upgrades across the organization&rsquo;s network.</li> </ul> <li>Draft and roll out policies and agreements. You will develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration and use. You will establish service level agreements with end users.</li> <li>Practice network asset management. You will perform network and server tests; provide statistics and reports; and develop strategies for maintaining infrastructure. You will manage the maintenance of network component inventory, life cycle management and related documentation.</li> <li>Manage hardware and related equipment. You will ensure optimal effectiveness of:</li> <ul> <li>Servers including e-mail, print and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software as well as onsite and offsite data centers.</li> <li>All network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, UPSs etc.</li> <li>Security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, intrusion detection systems.</li> </ul> <li>Build relationships. You will establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization&rsquo;s executives, decision-makers, stakeholders, department heads and end users.</li> <li>Manage operational costs. You will conduct near- and long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality/user base.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Our new Manager of Infrastructure has:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. Ideally, you have a Bachelor of Science or a Technical Degree from an accredited institution.</li> <li>The experience. You have at least 5-10 years of hands-on experience in IT Infrastructure Management. Understanding of DevOps methodologies is a plus.</li> <li>The technical skills. You have hands-on expertise with the following technologies:</li> <ul> <li>Linux/Unix based systems and Windows Server</li> <li>Complex networking</li> <li>Programming in a language useful for Infrastructure Management (Python, BASH, Perl)</li> </ul> <li>The leadership abilities. You have a proven history leading a team and managing infrastructure projects.</li> <li>The collaborative skills. You can easily work across teams, locations and global time zones. You have a natural ability to build relationships across groups, vendors and internal customer teams. Your oral and written communication skills are outstanding.</li> <li>The drive. You can work autonomously and be a contributor while overseeing the team&rsquo;s initiatives.</li> <li>The initiative. You are a critical thinker who can creatively solve problems. You have the ability to focus both on the big picture and the details. You believe the solution lies in the technology and the user engagement.</li> <li>The knowledge and the ownership. You have a strong understanding of business requirements. You are motivated to be a thought leader and to pursue best practices.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Need any more reasons to join Altus?</strong></p> <p>In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2300 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don&rsquo;t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to in depth on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach and high profile design.</p> <p>At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference.</p> <p>Altus Group isn&rsquo;t just about the amazing work we do. We work hard to create a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team:</p> <p>Altus Cares - We are always seeking ways to give back to our communities and support causes important to our employees. We are actively involved in local charity work and we believe in laying the groundwork for a more prosperous future. Our personal highlight is our involvement with Ronald McDonald House in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company.</p> <p>Education - We believe our employees represent the best this industry has to offer and we want to reflect their commitment to education and continued learning.</p> <p>Team Spirit - We host an annual hockey tournament and an annual client party. We play badminton in the winter and pick up soccer in the summer. There&rsquo;s surprise treats, seasonal events and Friday lunches too.</p> <p>At Altus Group, we are proud to say that many of our teams are comprised of members who have been here five years or longer. We think that speaks volumes about our atmosphere and our people.</p> <p><strong>Opportunity awaits - come realize your potential at Altus Group.</strong></p> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.disclaimer" class="pc-rtg-legal">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.<br />If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at <a href="mailto:careerscanada@altusgroup.com" target="_blank">careerscanada@altusgroup.com</a> or 416-641-9500.</span></p>